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20 August 2017
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Tartan Details - Strathearn

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Strathearn" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1890
STWR ref: 1890
Designer: Wilsons of Bannockburn
Tartan date: 01/01/1820
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The count is dated 03/01/1820. Pattern Book 3. Scottish Tartans Society entry: Ref: The Setts No. 244. The Strathearn tartan is said to have been worn by the father of Queen Victoria H.R.H. Edward, Duke of Kent, who was also Duke of Strathearn. As Colonel of the Royal Scots Regiment 1801-1820, he apparently sent a sample to Wilson's of Bannockburn with a view to 'dressing the gallant corps'. It is also the adopted tartan of the Comrie Pipe Band.
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